Film Precis 1 - Film Precis 1: Arnold Schwarzenegger Hunter...

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Film Precis 1: Arnold Schwarzenegger Hunter Dorsett, September 13, 2010 Terminator 2. Dir. JAMES CAMERON. USA: Carolco Pictures, 1991; imdb.com ( http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103064/ ) accessed September 13, 2010. FOCUS: Arnold Schwarzenegger’s star image as a result of Terminator 2. LOGIC AND GOAL: Throughout the film, Arnold’s character progresses from a ruthless, no nonsense robot with only the desire to “terminate,” to a trustworthy and nearly human companion of the protagonist, John Connor. This characterization throughout the movie reflects Arnold’s intention to convey to the public that he is not a one-dimensional person or actor – rather, he possesses many distinct qualities and talents that, in time, will be discovered. The “Terminator’s” Characterization What This Revelation Conveys to The Public The Terminator in the beginning of the film is an emotionless, unstoppable killing machine bent solely on performing the mission assigned to him. This is the stereotype that Arnold is put under: a
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